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My sunroof won’t open I have taken the glass out so I just

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Hey. My sunroof won’t open I have taken the glass out so I just see the movement, one side moves fine and the other is just stuck the only thing it does is tilt up
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Mini Cooper s 200£ 2007
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: taken the sunroof glass off to see the mechanism and cleaned it out
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Car
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
File attached (TVGQ61G)
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Customer: replied 17 days ago.
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Expert:  Tom Hildebrandt replied 8 days ago.

Dear seeking advice,

My name is ***** ***** I have been since 20 years a professional mechanic. I have read your offer by JustAnswer and Im trying to help you.

has you already received help or do you still need help?

Have the sensors and the rail been cleaned?



Customer: replied 8 days ago.
They weren’t very dirty in the first place but I have still cleaned them and still the same problem occurs
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Where are the sensors located?
Expert:  Tom Hildebrandt replied 8 days ago.


thanks for the information.

If it does not react at all, then just tap lightly on the convertible top (when it is open) and when it is closed and not locked, tap on the crossbar above the windshield.

the sensors are located at the points.

One of the electric motors could also be defective.

Activate it manually and see if the page moves.

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Many thanks



Customer: replied 6 days ago.
It doesn’t open at all
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
It when I have the glass on
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I have done it manually and i think they both worked
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
The problem is getting the left side to start going
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
As when it has started going it’s fine
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Run like the other one
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
But it gets stuck at the start